Lecture Notes

The following table presents lesson plans for some of the lecture sessions.

lec # topics
1 Introductions, Prototyping Levels, Present Projects, Match People to Teams (PDF)
2 Project Management, Gantt Chart Schedules, Post-it Exercise (PDF)
3 Where to Get Resources, What is Worth Spending Money on? Present and Discuss Gantt Charts (PDF)
4 Consulting Time to Review Schedules
5 Project Management (Guest Speaker: Linda Plano)
6 Consulting with Guest Ben Linder: Pugh Charts, Selection Matrices
7 Case Study: Low Cost Irrigation (Guest Speaker: Sudarshun)
8 Consulting with Guest Ben Linder: Pugh Charts, Selection Matrices
9 Businesses, Networking, 50k Competition, Entrepreneurship (Guest Speaker: Joost Bonson)
10 Progress Reports, Fund Raising Opportunities and Techniques, IDEAS Contest/Generator Dinner in the Evening (PDF)
11 Consulting; Bring Work to Class (PDF)
12 Design for Manufacturing; Destroy a Videotape (PDF)
13 Description and Requirements for M1 Design Review; Work on Presentations (PDF)
14 Field Testing and Customer Surveys
15 M1 Design Review: Poster Session Presentations
16 Design Review Post-Mortem, S.W.O.T. (PDF)
17 Consulting, Review Schedules; Bring Work to Class
18 International Relations (Guest Speaker: Chad Lewis)
19 Consulting Session; Bring Work to Class
20 Pot in a Pot Refrigeration (Guest Speaker: Mohammed Bah Abba)
21 Consulting; Review Schedules; Bring Work to Class
22 Consulting Session; Bring Work to Class
23 Proposal Writing (Guest Speaker: Sally Susnowitz)
24 Presentation Dry Runs/Feedback
25 M2 Final Presentations; Guest Reviewers Present
26 Class Feedback and Celebration

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

notes Lecture Notes
group_work Projects with Examples
theaters Other Video
assignment_turned_in Design Assignments with Examples
assignment Written Assignments